Jharkhand Lok Sabha Elections

National Approval Ratings: In Jharkhand, UPA Projected To Win More Seats Than NDA

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Published:

In the week leading up to the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections, Republic TV and CVoter have published the National Approval Ratings - the biggest opinion poll ahead of the all-important elections.

In Jharkhand, the BJPis likely to come down from its remarkable performance in the 2014 polls when it had won 12 of the 14 seats in the mineral-rich state.

The BJP-led state government led by Raghubar Das is facing anti-incumbency in the state. The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, along with the Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Left Front and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) comprise the grand alliance in the state.

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As per the latest National Approval Ratings, it is the UPA that is projected to win 9 seats while the NDA is projected to be reduced to just 5 
However, in terms of vote share, the NDA is projected to be neck-and-neck with the UPA, at 42.8% versus 45.7% respectively. 

Jharkhand Projections:

SEAT SHARE:

UPA: 9

NDA: 5

VOTE SHARE:

UPA: 45.7%

NDA: 42.8%

Others: 11.6%

The election in the state will be held in four phases beginning April 29. This election in the state will see three former Chief Ministers contesting for Lok Sabha seats - Arjun Munda (BJP), Babulal Marandi (JVM-P) and Shibu Soren (JMM) will be contesting the elections from Khuti, Koderma and Dumka seats, respectively.

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The Lok Sabha polls begin on April 11 will continue till May 19 with the counting scheduled to take place on May 23.


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